WATSON, Allan William, MWO (Ret’d), CD, RCASC

Allan Watson, born in Pefferlaw, Ontario, passed away suddenly on New Year’s Day 2021 after a five-year battle with cancer.  Survived by his wife Gloria (nee Harrington) Watson, and his children: Silva Davison (Pete), Leana Watson (Dave), Robert Watson (Diane), his stepchildren: Maggie Cummings (Barry) Stan Cummings. Grandchildren: Tabi, Mandy, Jessie, Shannon, Samantha, Hunter, and step-grandchildren: Rowan and Delaney and seven great grandchildren.  All were held close in his heart.

He had an illustrious career of 37 years with the Canadian Armed Forces, achieving the rank of MWO.  Serving with the PPCLI and the QOR.  Finishing his career with Admin Branch.  Postings to Calgary, Victoria, Germany, Cyprus, Kingston and Gagetown.  He was well respected and held in high esteem to all that worked for him and with him.

For the last forty years he was an active member of the Legion, an avid gardener and a long time Nascar fan.

He was a kind man and special to all that knew him.  As per his wishes cremation has taken place.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s of Rodney.  Share a memory or condolence online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com.


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